Empire of Sand: The Seri Indians and the Struggle for Spanish Sonora, 1645-1803

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From the earliest days of their empire in the New World, the Spanish sought to gain control of the native peoples and lands of what is now Sonora. While missionaries were successful in pacifying many Indians, the Seris--independent groups of hunter-gatherers who lived on the desert shores and islands of the Gulf of California--steadfastly defied Spanish efforts to subjugate them. Empire of Sand is a documentary history of Spanish attempts to convert, control, and ultimately annihilate the Seris. These papers of religious ...

Empire of Sand: The Seri Indians and the Struggle for Spanish Sonora, 1645-1803 2016, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816532896

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Empire of Sand: The Seri Indians and the Struggle for Spanish Sonora, 1645-1803 1999, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816518586

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